The End of Democracy? The Judicial Usurpation of Politics
- Votes for sale. Sandel, Michael J. // New Republic;11/18/96, Vol. 215 Issue 21, p25
Deals with the propensity of self-interest individuals or groups to bribe politicians with campaign contributions in the U.S. Role of money in politics; Problematic aspects on the role of money in politics; Measures proposed by reformers to reduce the power of money across the U.S. political...
- And Don't Forget Your Golf Clubs. Stone, Peter H. // National Journal;12/04/99, Vol. 31 Issue 49, p3486
Speculates on what the 2000 national political conventions in the United States would be like. Advantages offered by the conventions for lobbyists; Plans of Democrats in Los Angeles, California; Competition between the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign...
- DEMOCRACY Is for Children, Too. O'Mara, Peggy // Mothering;Nov/Dec2000, Issue 103, p6
Editorial. Comments on the status of democracy in the United States.
- Practicing the democracy we preach. Ottaway, Marina // Christian Science Monitor;11/29/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p9
Discusses the promotion of democracy by the United States to foreign countries, in light of the contested 2000 U.S. presidential election.
- THE CONVENTIONAL WISDOM WHY IT'S WRONG. Golway, Terry // American Heritage;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p50
Deals with national political conventions in the United States. Quadrennial rites of democracy; Politics watchers' yearning for conventions that featured spontaneous demonstrations; Loss of spontaneity; General decline of politics into another branch of entertainment; Important function for...
- Vice Stone? // Time;1/12/1925, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p4
The article reports on the nomination of Attorney General Harlan F. Stone to be Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Fall Guys. Kaplan, Lawrence F. // New Republic;06/26/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 26, p22
Discusses the concept of declinism and its impact on the political and economic power of the U.S. Composition of the declinists with a small but growing cadre of intellectuals who are wielding considerable political influence; Policy implications of declinism such that the U.S. should curtail...
- How clout is shifting in Congress. Walker, Sam // Christian Science Monitor;5/23/96, Vol. 88 Issue 125, p1
Reports on how power shifts within the United States Congress will affect previously powerful states' ability to shape federal policy. Instances that show the political clout held by the state of Kansas; Retirement of four prominent members of the Kansas congressional delegation; Power vaccuum...
- Foreign policy: Whose ball is it? Lucier, James P. // Insight on the News;06/29/98, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p13
Examines the struggle between Congress and the White House for political control in the United States. Opinions of House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on the division of Jerusalem; Broad powers the legislative branch of government has in relation to...